PUP.Optional.Linkury

Short bio

PUP.Optional.Linkury is a browser hijacker. These so-called “hijackers” manipulate your browser(s)to change your homepage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits the site of their choice. This is usually for the purpose of exposing the user to advertisements and bringing in ad revenue.

Common infection method

PUP.Optional.Linkury is adware that comes bundled with many freeware utilities.

Avoidance advice:

Remediation

Malwarebytes completely removes this threat.

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